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Female Development and Style

Oma’s Story: Abortion in Nigeria:

Written by Shade Mary-Ann Olaoye The Nigerian constitution stipulates that a woman can lose her baby through abortion only if the baby puts its mother’s health in jeopardy. Oma, a twenty-three-year-old college student, carefully narrated to me how she was at a loss about what to do when her pregnancy test results came back positive. For her, at her age…

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How I’m Dealing With Anxiety During A Pandemic

The day before yesterday, I wore a yellow crop top and thongs, danced in front of my mirror smiling and laughing at myself. On Sunday, after Our President declared the lock-down. I had a panic attack. I had been home for days before it was officially declared that there was going to be a lockdown in my state and other…

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Where to Spend Your Next Babymoon

Are you expecting your first (second or third) baby? Well, you know your life is about to change but surely in a good way. You and your significant partner are preparing for the late-night feedings, diaper duties, and numerous sleepless nights. In the heat of these all, a babymoon might be what the doctor prescribed.

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Black girl talking about mental health

Dear Diary – Today was The First Day of Therapy

I was nervous but not like soo nervous. Confused? well, that makes both of us. I had a photoshoot earlier with an old friend and I almost canceled the session. In fact, I did. She just did not see the message. My shoot was dragging and I was still nervous so I sent her a message about postponing. 30 minutes…

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2019 Recap; Taking stock & Moving Forward

It’s 8;15 pm 29th of December, 2019 and I am writing this post. 15 minutes earlier I felt like a failure and sad that I did not do much in 2019.

I went on my Instagram page, not sure what I was looking for, tapped a picture and the caption I used was

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Eyowo in abuja, Nigeria

5 Reasons You Need to Download the Eyowo App

A man who both spends and saves money is the happiest man because he has both enjoyments

– Samuel Johnson

Thanks to Eyowo, it is now possible for you to save, spend and access money however, anywhere and anytime. Eyowo is a digital solution that helps you with your day-to-day transactions. It is very simple.

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10 Ways to Spend Smartly During The Festive Period

I am sure you have heard the phrase that January is 3 months, I think this is a thing because everyone spends a lot during Christmas and forget about the new year

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My Abortion Story – Ep.3

It’s such a complicated thing really. I sometimes imagine keeping the first child, he/she would have been also 5 years old.

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My Abortion Story – Anonymous Submission Ep.2

“Above all, be the heroine of your life, not the victim.”

—Nora Ephron

Here is the second story on the “My Abortion Story” series. The honesty of these stories makes my heart melt.

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Why Nigerian Women are Ditching Always Pad for Alternatives

There has been an uproar online by women, especially African women on Always pad, This is part two of this article, I interviewed 15 women that have had terrible experiences with Always pad.

You can read the first part here

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1. Why are you ditching always?

I can’t recall when exactly I stopped using Always pad but I’ve not used it for the past 4 years. Used always for the longest time because honestly, that’s all I knew, tried other options I could find then but weren’t as good.

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